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English Poured Wax Child with Cobalt Blue Eyes, Original Lavish Costume

Lot Number: 
90
24" (61 cm.) Poured wax shoulderhead with plump facial modeling, cobalt blue glass eyes, brown eyeliner, tinted brows, closed mouth, separately-inserted hair, muslin stitch-jointed body, poured wax lower arms and legs, bare feet. Condition: generally excellent, some fading of lip color. Comments: English, circa 1875, in the Montanari manner. Value Points: lovely gentle expression, wearing original cream cashmere cape with overlaid collar, wide red velvet bands, matching bonnet with red velvet brim and elaborate ruffles.
Realized Price: 
$550
Presale Estimate: 
800/1200